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I am currently a fourth-year Ph.D. Candidate at School of Information, University of British Columbia, Canada. My superviser is Dr. Muhammad Abdul-Mageed. My research focuses on natural language processing, deep learning, and social media mining. I am working as a Research Scientist Intern at Meta this Fall. I interned at Google as a Research Intern and at Borealis AI as a Machine Learning Researcher before. I was a visiting Ph.D. student at MBZUAI, Abu Dhabi. Here is my résumé.

I obtained my M.Sc. degree of Data Science at Clarkson University under the supervison of Dr. Boris Jukic, and received my Bachelor of Information Systems (Honours) from Xiamen University of Technology under the supervision of Dr. Yihui Qiu.


  • Distinguished Teaching (2022), UBC.
  • Tung Graduate Fellowship (2021-2022), UBC.
  • Affiliated Fellowship (2021-2022), UBC.
  • President’s Academic Excellence Initiative Ph.D. Award (2020-2023), UBC.
  • Evelyn Markwei Memorial Award (2020-2021), UBC.
  • Ph.D. Travel Award of School of Information (2019 and 2021), UBC.
  • International Tuition Award (2018-2023), UBC.
  • Graduate Scholarship of School of Information (2018-2023), UBC.
  • Graduate Scholarship (2016-2017), Clarkson University, USA.
  • Honours with high distinction (2016), Xiamen University of Technology, China.
  • Principal’s Scholarship (2015), Xiamen University of Technology, China.